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County property tax bills show mixed bag

The annual Christmas greetings from McLean County arrived in property owner’s mailboxes this past week.

Posted 12/16/09 (Wed) read more »

McLean County going tobacco-free

It will soon be illegal to smoke or use tobacco products of any kind on all county premises.

Posted 12/09/09 (Wed) read more »

City-owned lots to be developed

Reasoning it’s time to take action, the Garrison City Council moved Monday night to proceed with developing four lots in the Bicentennial Addition.

Posted 12/09/09 (Wed) read more »

Teachers, board remain at stalemate

If there were an endurance test, both teachers and the Garrison school board would sweep it.

Posted 12/02/09 (Wed) read more »

First festival weekend called ‘great’

In terms of days, it’s three down, four to go.

Posted 12/02/09 (Wed) read more »

Welcome to the Dickens Festival

Even though there’s no snow on the ground doesn’t mean one can’t get into the Christmas spirit.

Posted 11/25/09 (Wed) read more »

Living with Alzheimer’s

Elaine Noon doesn’t read any books about Alzheimer’s. She doesn’t need to, she’s living with it.

Posted 11/25/09 (Wed) read more »

Closed lunch hour serves up some frustration

A solution is imminent that could ease the situation regarding a closed noon hour at Garrison High School.

Posted 11/18/09 (Wed) read more »

‘Impasse has no end in sight’

Garrison School Board members won’t settle with teachers on this year’s contract for fear that they’ll be sued.

Posted 11/18/09 (Wed) read more »

Request for increased federal disaster aid OK’d

Gov. John Hoeven announced this past Friday that President Obama has approved the state’s request for the federal government to reimburse 90 percent of the eligible costs for public emergency measures, debris removal, and repair of publicly owned infrastructure damaged by the severe storms and flooding last spring.

Posted 11/11/09 (Wed) read more »